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Rwanda concludes agreement for new Bugesera Airport

With the backing of the African Legal Support Facility, the Government of Rwanda has taken a concrete step toward becoming a transportation hub for the East African region with the signing of a concession agreement for the construction and operation of Bugesera International Airport.

19 hours ago

The modern commercial facility builds on standards
The modern commercial facility builds on standards

Today, modern commercially focused facilities - from corporate office buildings to retail environments - make use of global technology standards. It ensures more efficient and flexible management of systems, is more cost effective and it's infinitely more secure than trying to manage multiple disparate point solutions.

By Neil Cameron 22 hours ago

2018 PPC Imaginarium Awards open for entries
2018 PPC Imaginarium Awards open for entries

The fourth edition of the PPC Imaginarium Awards has officially opened for entries. South Africa's emerging creatives are encouraged to enter the art and design competition which offers R500,000 in prizes.

22 hours ago

Allan Gray delivers Group Five shake-up
Allan Gray delivers Group Five shake-up

The eight new non-executive directors who secured appointment to the Group Five board at Monday's extraordinary shareholders' meeting are faced with the immediate prospect of releasing the details of hefty losses notched up by the construction company in the year to June.

By Ann Crotty 1 day ago

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Recent rainfall has had little impact as CT continues to face drought crisis

The drought conditions experienced in Cape Town has become the new normal for the city as a water-scarce region.

1 day ago

Legacy project celebrates South African architectural history and heritage
Legacy project celebrates South African architectural history and heritage

A legacy project of Enterprises University of Pretoria (Enterprises UP) has recently culminated in the publishing of a richly illustrated research report - NZASM Footsteps Along the Tracks: The Identified Extant Built Residue of the Nederlandsche Zuid-Afrikaansche Spoorweg-Maatschappij (1887-1902) - in July 2017 celebrating the architectural history and heritage of South Africa.

Issued by Enterprises University of Pretoria 2 days ago

Damelin civil engineering students go on a field trip
Damelin civil engineering students go on a field trip

Damelin Pietermaritzburg's civil engineering students were taken on a field trip to visit a construction site for the practical learning experience.

By Nana Zuke, Issued by Damelin 2 days ago

WallpaperStore to pop up in Cape Town
WallpaperStore to pop up in Cape Town

Curated interior and lifestyle design marketplace WallpaperStore will be popping up in Cape Town in mid-September at the V&A Waterfront's Silo District, just in time for the opening of the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa.

2 days ago

Disruption anticipated at Standard Bank Top Women Conference
Disruption anticipated at Standard Bank Top Women Conference

What's your next? As an entrepreneurial, ambitious woman, the best place to answer that question is at the must-attend event this Women's Month: the 2017 Standard Bank Top Women Conference.

Issued by Topco Media 2 days ago

MBAWC welcomes guideline to 2014 Construction Regulations
MBAWC welcomes guideline to 2014 Construction Regulations

Master Builders Association of the Western Cape (MBAWC) occupational health and safety manager Deon Bester says that while the recently published guideline to the 2014 Construction Regulations by the Department of Labour has provided clarity on certain definitions and sub-regulations, a number of items have not been addressed. These items are left open to personal interpretation which can create conflict on construction sites, he says.

2 days ago

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Protection for steel not enough to prevent plunge in output

SA's steel production plunged 15.9% year on year in June to 458,000 tonnes after falling 3.5% in May to 561,000 tonnes, according to data collated by the World Steel Association.

By Dominic Preuss 2 days ago

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PPC CEO Darryll Castle leaves with immediate effect

Cement maker PPC announced on Monday morning, 24 July, that CEO Darryll Castle had "agreed to part ways", with immediate effect.

By Robert Laing 2 days ago

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SA's property developers and buyers under pressure

South Africa has been downgraded to junk status by two ratings agencies, meaning that an even weaker rand, higher inflation, mounting petrol and food prices as well as interest rate hikes are on the cards. In addition, it has recently been announced that the economy has slipped into a recession, which may result in tax increases, job losses and failing businesses. These factors will put further pressure on the housing market, particularly property developers and buyers.

By Jacques van Embden 3 days ago